The fifth day of Sharadiya Navratri is dedicated to Maa Skandamata.
Significance: In this form, She is the embodiment of Mother to Skanda or Kartikeya.
Colour: Imbibe the colour Royal Blue on this day to initiate divine energy.
Mantra: या देवी सर्वभूतेषु मातृ रूपेण संस्थिता | नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः | सिंहासंगता नित्यं पद्माश्रितकरद्वया | शुभदास्तु सदा देवी स्कंदमाता यशश्विनी
Translation: May the renowned Durga Devi Skandamata who is eternally seated on a throne and whose hands are adorned with lotuses, be ever propitious to me.